Sep 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2016
Honeycomb, Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02142
A four-part lecture series hosted by Le Laboratoire Cambridge features presentations by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members that explore how the arts and design are informing the frontiers of science.
Sep 18, 2015 - Jan 2, 2016
Le Laboratoire Cambridge, 650 East Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
This exhibition explores jellyfish as seen historically through culture, the marine biological challenges associated with jellyfish and degrading ocean biodiversity, the notion of a dead zone and our roles in their global emergence, and what, if anything, we might do to move toward a saner and safer ocean environment tomorrow.
Oct 3, 2015 - Oct 10, 2015
Create. Imagine. Solve. HUBweek is a week long gathering to celebrate the big ideas and bold solutions that emerge from the people, openness, and intellectual energy found in Greater Boston. From arts and culture to technology and cutting-edge medicine, Boston is harnessing curiosity to create the future. On October 7, George Church, Wyss Core Faculty member and Isaac Kohane, Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and Professor of Pediatrics, at Harvard Medical School will participate in a spirited conversation about why precision medicine matters, who will have access to it, who’s going to pay for it, and how it may affect patient privacy. Following the moderated discussion, Church and Kohane will take questions from the audience.
Oct 7, 2015
3:00 PM | Room 330, 60 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Carlos Gershenson, Research Professor from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), will discuss how self-organization can help make transportation systems more effective. Specifically, he will discuss self-organizing traffic lights and self-organizing public transportation systems.
Oct 10, 2015
12:30 PM | MidOcean Amphitheater, Fairmont Southampton Hotel, 101 South Shore Road, Southampton, Bermuda, SN02
This one-day TEDx event in Bermuda will feature a variety of speakers in technology, the arts, and the non-profit world. Spotlight: Featured speaker, Wyss Core Faculty member Radhika Nagpal, will discuss her research, which combines computer science, robotics, and biology.
Oct 20, 2015
3:00 PM | 60 Oxford Street, Room 330, Cambridge, MA 02138
Dan Berrigan, Research Scientist from the United States Air Force Research Laboratory, will discuss how his team focuses on delivering state-of-the-art flexible electronics to our Airmen today and developing new materials and processing techniques that will affect them in the future. Specifically, he will highlight several applied research projects.
Oct 22, 2015 - Oct 23, 2015
CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, 85 St. Nicholas Terrace, New York, NY 10031
The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center's Nanoscience Initiative will focus on active and adaptive nanomaterials for its latest symposium at CUNY's Advanced Science Research Center. In addition to presentations from internationally-recognized leaders in nano-molecular chemistry, there will be contributed talks, opportunities to tour the facility and a poster session. Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Joanna Aizenberg will join this symposium as a plenary speaker.